2019 Legislation - Ordinances


       
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November 26, 2018 29-18 1-19 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A MASTER EQUIPMENT LEASE PURCHASE AGREEMENT AND RELATED EQUIPMENT SCHEDULE FOR THE PURPOSE OF ACQUIRING VARIOUS EQUIPMENT AND RELATED APPURTENANCES FOR THE LANCASTER DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
November 26, 2018 30-18 2-19 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A MASTER EQUIPMENT LEASE PURCHASE AGREEMENT AND RELATED EQUIPMENT SCHEDULE FOR THE PURPOSE OF ACQUIRING VARIOUS EQUIPMENT AND RELATED APPURTENANCES FOR THE CITY’S CEMETERY DEPARTMENT, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
January 14, 2019 1 3 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE EDITING AND INCLUSION OF CERTAIN ORDINANCES AS PARTS OF THE VARIOUS COMPONENT CODES OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF LANCASTER, OHIO, AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY
January 28, 2019  2  4 AN ORDINANCE TO ACCEPT A GENERAL UTILITY UNDERGROUND FACILITIES EASEMENT NECESSARY TO CONSTRUCT, REPAIR, MAINTAIN, OPERATE, INSPECT, REPLACE, OR REMOVE CITY UTILITIES AND APPURTENANCES 
January 28, 2019  3  5 AN ORDINANCE TO GRANT A SUPPLEMENTAL EASEMENT NECESSARY FOR THE PROVISION OF ELECTRIC SERVICES  
February 11, 2019  4 6 AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ORDINANCE 25-18, REPEAL AND REPLACE EXISTING 25-18, AND DECLARE AN EMERGENCY FOR THE NON UNION PAY ORDINANCE 
March 11, 2019  5 7  AN ORDINANCE (I) AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF LANCASTER, OHIO (THE “CITY”) TO ENTER INTO AN AMENDMENT TO A NATURAL GAS SUPPLY AGREEMENT, A TAX CERTIFICATE OR TAX REGULATORY AGREEMENT, A BOND PURCHASE AGREEMENT, AND A CONTINUING DISCLOSURE AGREEMENT OR COMMITMENT, ALL AS NECESSARY, AND ANY AND ALL OTHER AGREEMENTS THAT MAY BE DEEMED NECESSARY OR APPROPRIATE (THE “AGREEMENTS”); (II) AUTHORIZING THE USE OF CERTAIN FINANCIAL AND DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION OF THE CITY IN A PRELIMINARY OFFICIAL STATEMENT AND AN OFFICIAL STATEMENT AND CONTINUING DISCLOSURE IN CONNECTION WITH THE ISSUANCE OF REVENUE BONDS BY THE LANCASTER PORT AUTHORITY; AND (III) AUTHORIZING THE PAYMENT OF ALL NECESSARY PROFESSIONAL SERVICES RELATED TO THE AGREEMENTS, THE PRELIMINARY OFFICIAL STATEMENT, AND THE  OFFICIAL STATEMENT, ALL FOR THE PURPOSE OF THE PURCHASE AND DISTRIBUTION OF NATURAL GAS BY THE CITY AND RELATED TO THE ISSUANCE OF REVENUE BONDS BY THE LANCASTER PORT AUTHORITY TO ASSIST THE CITY WITH ITS ACQUISITION OF A SUPPLY OF NATURAL GAS, INCLUDING ADDITIONAL VOLUMES, FOR SALE TO THE CITY; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
April 8, 2019  6 10  AN ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE THE SERVICE-SAFETY DIRECTOR TO ACCEPT APPROXIMATELY TEN (10) ACRES, MORE OR LESS, OF PROPERTY SITUATED IN TOWNSHIP 14, RANGE 19, SECTIONS 2 & 3, CITY OF LANCASTER, FAIRFIELD COUNTY, FROM FAIRFIELD HOMES INC. 
April 22, 2019  7 8  AN ORDINANCE TO REPEAL AND REPLACE LANCASTER CODIFIED ORDINANCE PART THIRTEEN – BUILDING CODE, CHAPTER 1303 – TECHNICAL CODES, SECTION 1303.06 – APPEAL; MEMBERSHIP AND QUALIFICATIONS OF APPEAL BOARD MEMBERS, OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY
April 22, 2019  8   9 AN ORDINANCE TO REPEAL AND REPLACE LANCASTER CODIFIED ORDINANCE PART NINE – STREETS, UTILITIES, AND PUBLIC SERVICES CODE, TITLE ONE – STREETS AND SIDEWALKS, CHAPTER 903 – SIDEWALKS, SECTION 903.08 – RIGHT TO APPEAL, OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY 
June 10, 2019  9 11  AN ORDINANCE TO REPEAL AND REPLACE LANCASTER CODIFIED ORDINANCE PART ONE – ADMINISTRATIVE CODE, TITLE NINE – TAXATION, CHAPTER 187 – MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE TAX OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER
June 10, 2019  10 12  AN ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE THE SERVICE-SAFETY DIRECTOR TO ACCEPT APPROXIMATELY TWENTY-ONE (21) ACRES, MORE OR LESS, OF PROPERTY SITUATED IN SECTION 33, TOWNSHIP 15, RANGE 19, TOWNSHIP OF GREENFIELD, FAIRFIELD COUNTY, OHIO FROM THE ESTATE OF D. MERRILL BOWERS
June 24, 2019  11  Withdrawn  AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTIONS 183.012, 183.013 AND 183.02 OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, OHIO, IN ORDER TO INCREASE THE CITY INCOME TAX RATE BY FORTY-FIVE HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT (0.45%) FROM THE CURRENT RATE OF ONE AND SEVENTY-FIVE HUNDREDTHS PERCENT (1.75%) TO A RATE OF TWO AND TWENTY HUNDREDTHS PERCENT (2.20%), BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2020, AND TO SPECIFY THE ALLOCATION OF FUNDS FROM SUCH TAX 
July 29, 2019  11* Tabled 7/29/2019  AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTIONS 183.012, 183.013 AND 183.02 OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, OHIO, IN ORDER TO INCREASE THE CITY INCOME TAX RATE BY FORTY-FIVE HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT (0.45%) FROM THE CURRENT RATE OF ONE AND SEVENTY-FIVE HUNDREDTHS PERCENT (1.75%) TO A RATE OF TWO AND TWENTY HUNDREDTHS PERCENT (2.20%), BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2020, AND TO SPECIFY THE ALLOCATION OF FUNDS FROM SUCH TAX, AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY 
 
June 24, 2019  12  Withdrawn  AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTIONS 183.012, 183.013 AND 183.02 OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, OHIO, IN ORDER TO REPEAL THE CURRENT RATE OF ONE AND ONE HALF TENTH OF ONE PERCENT (0.15%) TAX FOR THE PERIOD JANUARY 1, 2018 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2022 ON EARNINGS AND INCOME AND REPLACE WITH A RATE OF TWENTY HUNDREDTHS PERCENT (0.20%) CONTINUING, BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2020, ON EARNINGS AND INCOME FOR PARKS AND RECREATION, AS MORE FULLY SET FORTH HEREIN, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY 
July 15, 2019  12 Withdrawn  AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTIONS 183.012, 183.013 AND 183.02 OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, OHIO, IN ORDER TO INCREASE THE TWENTY HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT (0.20%) CONTINUING, BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2023, ON EARNINGS AND INCOME, AS MORE FULLY SET FORTH HEREIN, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY 
August 12, 2019  13 13  AN ORDINANCE TO REPEAL AND REPLACE LANCASTER CODIFIED ORDINANCE PART NINE – STREETS, UTILITIES AND PUBLIC SERVICES CODE, TITLE ONE – STREETS AND SIDEWALKS, OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY 
September 23, 2019  14  14 AN ORDINANCE TO ACCEPT THE FINAL PLAT FOR MISTY MEADOWS SECTION 4 
September 23, 2019  15  15  AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF LANCASTER TO ENTER INTO THE NORTHEAST OHIO PUBLIC ENERGY COUNCIL (“NOPEC”) BY EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF THE AGREEMENT ESTABLISHING NOPEC AND APPROVING THE BYLAWS OF NOPEC, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY 
September 23, 2019  16  16  AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE PLAN OF OPERATION AND GOVERNANCE FOR THE NOPEC (NORTHEAST OHIO PUBLIC ENERGY COUNCIL) ELECTRIC AGGREGATION PROGRAM, FOR THE PURPOSE OF JOINTLY ESTABLISHING AND IMPLEMENTING AN ELECTRIC AGGREGATION PROGRAM, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY 
October 14, 2019  17  17  AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ORDINANCE 26-18, REPEAL AND REPLACE EXISTING 26-18, AND DECLARE AN EMERGENCY FOR THE MANAGEMENT PAY ORDINANCE 
October 14, 2019  18  18  AN ORDINANCE TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE STREET KNOWN AS ANCHOR AVENUE TO MAGNA AVENUE IN THE ROCK MILL CORPORATE PARK, PHASE 2 
October 14, 2019  19   AN ORDINANCE TO ACCEPT A PETITION FOR THE ANNEXATION OF 76.877 +/- ACRES IN GREENFIELD TOWNSHIP, AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY 
October 14, 2019  20    AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING MAP SUBJECT TO PASSAGE OF THE ANNEXATION OF 76.877 +/- ACRES IN GREENFIELD TOWNSHIP, AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY 
October 28, 2019  21    AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF A REVENUE NOTE IN THE AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF THREE HUNDRED FIFTEEN THOUSAND THIRTY-EIGHT DOLLARS AND SEVENTY-ONE CENTS ($315,038.71) TO REIMBURSE FLAGSTAR BANK, FSB FOR A DRAW ON THE LETTER OF CREDIT IN CONNECTION WITH COSTS OF IMPROVING ETY ROAD, MEMORIAL DRIVE AND MICHAELS WAY BY GRADING, WIDENING, PAVING, CURBING, AND IMPROVING BRIDGES AND RAILROAD CROSSINGS, RELOCATING UTILITIES, AND INSTALLING SIDEWALKS, TRAFFIC SIGNALS AND SIGNS, AND WATER, SANITARY AND STORM WATER LINES AND FACILITIES, TOGETHER WITH ALL NECESSARY APPURTENANCES THERETO, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY 
October 28, 2019  22    AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF REVENUE NOTES, IN THE AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF ONE MILLION FIFTEEN THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED SEVENTY SEVEN DOLLARS AND FIFTY-FOUR CENTS ($1,015,677.54), TO PAY COSTS OF IMPROVING ETY ROAD, MEMORIAL DRIVE AND MICHAELS WAY BY GRADING, WIDENING, PAVING, CURBING, AND IMPROVING BRIDGES AND RAILROAD CROSSINGS, RELOCATING UTILITIES, AND INSTALLING SIDEWALKS, TRAFFIC SIGNALS AND SIGNS, AND WATER, SANITARY AND STORM WATER LINES AND FACILITIES, TOGETHER WITH ALL NECESSARY APPURTENANCES THERETO, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY 
October 28, 2019  23    AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF NOTES IN THE MAXIMUM PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF ONE MILLION TWO HUNDRED SIXTY THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1,260,000.00), IN ANTICIPATION OF THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS, FOR THE PURPOSE OF PAYING THE COSTS OF THE RENOVATION OF AN EXISTING BUILDING FOR USE BY THE CITY’S MUNICIPAL COURT, TOGETHER WITH ALL NECESSARY APPURTENANCES THERETO, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY 
October 28, 2019  24  19  AN ORDINANCE TO SUPERSEDE A PREVIOUS EASEMENT NECESSARY FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF ELECTRIC LINES  
October 28, 2019  25    AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND REPLACE LANCASTER CODIFIED ORDINANCE PART ONE – ADMINISTRATIVE CODE, TITLE NINE – TAXATION, CHAPTER 183, SECTION 183.03 - DEFINITIONS, OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, AND TO REPEAL EXISTING PART ONE – ADMINISTRATIVE CODE, TITLE NINE – TAXATION, CHAPTER 183, SECTION 183.03 - DEFINITIONS, AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY 
November 25, 2019  26   AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH THE BENEFITS, TITLES, AND COMPENSATION FOR THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ADMINISTRATOR, OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF COURT, EMPLOYED BY THE CITY OF LANCASTER, OHIO, COMMENCING THE FIRST PAY PERIOD OF 2020, AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY 
November 25, 2019  27   AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH BENEFITS, TITLES, AND COMPENSATION FOR TRANSIT PERSONNEL EMPLOYED BY THE CITY OF LANCASTER, OHIO FOR THE YEAR 2020 
November 25, 2019  28   AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH BENEFITS, TITLES, AND COMPENSATION FOR THOSE EMPLOYEES WHO ARE NOT MEMBERS OF THE RECOGNIZED BARGAINING UNITS EMPLOYED BY THE CITY OF LANCASTER, OHIO FOR THE YEAR 2020, AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY 
November 25, 2019  29   AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH THE BENEFITS, TITLES, AND COMPENSATION FOR MANAGEMENT AND PROFESSIONAL PERSONNEL EMPLOYED BY THE CITY OF LANCASTER, OHIO FOR THE YEAR 2020, AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY 
November 25, 2019  30   AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH THE COMPENSATION FOR ELECTED OFFICIALS INCLUDING THE MAYOR, AUDITOR, COUNCIL PRESIDENT, COUNCIL MEMBERS, COUNCIL CLERK, AND TO MAINTAIN A FULL TIME LAW DIRECTOR FOR THE TERM COMMENCING PAYROLL 1 OF 2020